Raksha Bandhan Threads Published in The Asian Weekly The threads of the festive bond Some silky smooth, some rugged uncouth Some curly frilly, Some pert straight The threads no brother can ever abscond Some hand made Some purchased Some parceled out Some personalized The threads that sing the sibling song Some older ones Some younger … Continue reading The Threads
We gifted a heritage to our young ones And by continuity to their young ones But is this what we intended to gift? Is this what they would have wished? Having grown up in quieter times We gave rise to a noisier time Having gown up to panchtantra tales We gifted kids with missile planes … Continue reading Heritage
Mum's with young girls must read this:
When my daughter said she didn't want to sit on Santa's lap, I realized how problematic this holiday custom is
The image of Santa Claus being a male was quite different from a child's memory of his kiddy days.
Special days marked for people in our lives while mean a lot to some, mean nothing to some as they struggle with their sentiments.
Valentine day has gradually become a symbol of Love of sorts and has crossed borders to be celebrated worldwide in a lively spirit.
Christmas is a festive period of holidays for many. Views expressed are those of a young poet here.
Rest In Peace.
We often say this phrase for those deceased. Is there a way to change that? Read on to know more.